Happiness in 10 simple habits

Happiness in 10 simple habits

I hope you find this article useful and beneficial for your happiness…

By Jacob Franek and published on FoxNews

Why are some people happier than others? Is it money? Possibly. Their personality? Their outlook on life? All good theories, but although man has been searching for the key to happiness for centuries, no one's really thought to leave the search to science — at least not until very recently.

In the past decade or so, social scientists have been quietly zeroing in on exactly what makes us positively giddy. And it's all finally starting to come together.

Here are the top 10 habits that are scientifically proven to make you happier.

1. Make daily lists/updates of short-term and long-term goals 

In 1932, an Austrian psychiatrist named W. Beran Wolfe summed up his life philosophy by saying, “If you observe a really happy man, you will find him building a boat, writing a symphony, educating his son, growing double dahlias in his garden, or looking for dinosaur eggs in the Gobi Desert.” Turns out, Wolfe was right. This idea of keeping busy, setting goals and committing to them does improve happiness. Find a happy man, and you will find a project.

2. Plan out your meals for the week

While it’s fairly well known that certain vitamin and mineral deficiencies can bring you down, your food and mood do share a complex relationship. Unfortunately, scientists haven’t quite identified exactly which are directly correlated with which, especially over the long term. That being said, planning your meals is still an important way to ensure that you’re getting the right mix of micro and macro nutrients to avoid any ill-advised deficiencies…

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